Hermon Hutchens Elementary School

  • Hermon Hutchens Elementary School serves 308 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hermon Hutchens Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Hermon Hutchens Elementary School's student population of 308 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#40 out of 465 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
9%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
61%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
22%
11%
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Diversity Score0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValdez City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Hermon Hutchens Elementary School is Valdez Home School (0.1 miles away)
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